But there comes a moment in everybody's life when he must decide whether he'll live among the human beings or not - a fool among fools or a fool alone.Thornton Wilder
Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.Thornton Wilder
It is very necessary to have markers of beauty left in a world seemingly bent on making the most evil ugliness.Thornton Wilder
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.Thornton Wilder
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.Thornton Wilder
Marriage is a bribe to make the housekeeper think she's a householder.Thornton Wilder
Ninety-nine per cent of the people in the world are fools and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion.Thornton Wilder
Pride, avarice, and envy are in every home.Thornton Wilder
Providence has nothing good or high in store for one who does not resolutely aim at something high or good. A purpose is the eternal condition of success.Thornton Wilder
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.Thornton Wilder
The best thing about animals is that they don't talk much.Thornton Wilder
The future author is one who discovers that language, the exploration and manipulation of the resources of language, will serve him in winning through to his way.Thornton Wilder
The more decisions that you are forced to make alone, the more you are aware of your freedom to choose.Thornton Wilder
We do not choose the day of our birth nor may we choose the day of our death, yet choice is the sovereign faculty of the mind.Thornton Wilder
When God loves a creature he wants the creature to know the highest happiness and the deepest misery He wants him to know all that being alive can bring. That is his best gift. There is no happiness save in understanding the whole.Thornton Wilder
When you're safe at home you wish you were having an adventure when you're having an adventure you wish you were safe at home.Thornton Wilder
was a famous American dramatist,
who was born on
April 17, 1897. As a person born on this date, Thornton Wilder is listed in our database as the 35th
most popular celebrity for the day (April 17) and the 28th most popular for the year (1897).
People born on April 17
fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram.
Thornton Wilder is the 1198th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Thornton Wilder's birthday, Thornton Wilder is the 7224th most famous American and ranks 9th in famous people born in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
In general, Thornton Wilder ranks as the 14221st
most popular famous person of all time.
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